Kia Maintenance Schedule
We recommend all Kia owners follow a strict maintenance schedule, which includes:
Every 3,000 miles or 3 months:
- Check and adjust tire pressure
- Check engine oil level and top off if necessary
- Check transmission fluid level and top off if necessary
- Check power steering fluid level and top off if necessary
- Check brake fluid level and top off if necessary
- Check coolant level and top off if necessary
- Inspect brake pads, rotors, and calipers
- Inspect exhaust system for leaks or damage
- Inspect belts and hoses for cracks, wear, or damage
- Inspect air filter and replace if necessary
Every 6,000 miles or 6 months:
- Rotate tires
- Check battery terminals and clean if necessary
- Inspect wiper blades and replace if necessary
Every 12,000 miles or 12 months:
- Replace air filter
- Replace cabin air filter
- Inspect suspension components for wear or damage
- Inspect steering components for wear or damage
- Inspect fuel system for leaks or damage
- Inspect drive shaft boots and joints
Every 30,000 miles:
- Replace transmission fluid and filter (if equipped)
- Replace spark plugs
- Replace fuel filter (if equipped)
- Inspect timing belt (if equipped)
Every 60,000 miles:
- Replace coolant
- Replace serpentine belt
- Inspect brake lines and hoses for leaks or damage
Common Kia Repairs
Here are some common issues that Kia owners may experience:
- Transmission Problems: Kia vehicles can experience transmission issues such as slipping gears, difficulty shifting, and delayed engagement.
- Electrical System Failures: Electrical problems are also common in Kia vehicles, including issues with the power windows, door locks, and dashboard lights.
- Engine Oil Leaks: Kia engines are prone to oil leaks caused by gasket failures, which can lead to engine damage if not addressed promptly.
- Brake System Problems: Kia cars can experience brake problems such as premature wear on brake pads and rotors, and issues with the brake booster or master cylinder.
- Suspension Issues: Over time, the suspension system in Kia cars can wear out, leading to problems with handling, steering, and ride quality.
Air Conditioning Problems: The air conditioning system in Kia cars can experience problems with the compressor, refrigerant leaks, or failure of the AC control module.
Ignition Coil Failure: Kia engines may experience issues with the ignition coil, which can cause misfires, rough running, and engine stalling.
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The engine oil and oil filter must be changed at least once a year in your Kia.
We at Hi-Tech Car Care recommend changing your engine oil and oil filter every 3000 miles. This will keep your Kia Car or SUV running at its best. For other Kia Repairs please contact us today at (602) 224-0941, or stop by our Kia certified repair shop: 2924 East Thomas Road Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Tire rotation should be performed every 5,000 to 8,000 miles. For other information please view the maintenance schedules below.